Country music has its origins in blues, Church music, folk music, dance tunes, ballads, and African-American music. It became popular in the Southern part of the US during the 1920s.
Country music is simple with folk lyrics and uses string instruments. Also known as Western music, it usually tells a story through the songs. There is no standard definition of country music as it is a combination of different subgenres and styles.
However, country music concerts are popular in the US and see huge audiences swaying to the tunes. You can buy the tickets well in advance from our website.
Country music has been a Southern and Southwestern phenomenon since it came to light. Bristol in Tennessee was officially declared as the Birthplace of Country Music. In fact, there’s a museum in the city with the same name.
American country music was created by immigrants from other countries (ranging from Irish to African). They brought their musical instruments and their talents with them. This genre has always been a way to express feelings or talk about life through music.
The first recordings of country music were in the 1920s, followed by increasing popularity for the genre between 1930 and 1940. Radios played a vital role in spreading country music to other parts of America. This phase was considered the second generation of country music.
The third generation was between 1950 and 1960, at the end of World War II. It was the same time when bluegrass music was created, which became a separate genre in itself. Country music and bluegrass have similarities as both rely on various string instruments.
Dolly Parton is a famous country music artist, singer, songwriter, actress, philanthropist, and businesswoman. Islands in the Stream is one of her many famous tracks. Johnny Cash is another popular American country music artist who later stages of career was dominated by themes like sorrow, redemption, etc.
The fourth-generation country music (between 1970 and 1980) has bits of rock and roll, outlaw country music, country pop, folk, and soft rock. The fifth-generation music became super famous as Alan Jackson and George Strait shot to fame (1990 to 2000). The sixth-generation is the current trend with an increasing influence of rock music on country music.
Don’t miss the chance to book your tickets on our website to country music concerts across the US. Watch the artists sing and perform live on the stage.